Keynote Speakers

2019: Chris Kneeland

CEO and Co-Founder of CULT COLLECTIVE & COMMUNO

cultideas.com

communo.com

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2018: Danial Jameel

Founder/CEO of OOHLALA

www.oohlalamobile.com

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2017: Steven Woods

Senior Engineer - Google Canada

www.google.com

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2016: Christine Magee

Co-founder & Chair - Sleep Country Canada

www.sleepcountry.ca

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2015: Vikram Vij

Co-star - Dragons' Den

Chef/Co-owner- Vij's

www.vijs.ca

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2014: Sean O’Dea

Co-Founder- Second Cup

Board Member- Canada Association of Professional Speaking

www.secondcup.com

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2013: John Stanton

Founder/CEO- Running Room

Author of 10 books on running and walking

www.runningroom.com

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2012: Kavis Reed

Head Coach, Edmonton Eskimos

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2011: Arlene Dickinson

CEO - Venture Communications

Co-star -Dragons' Den

www.venturecommunications.ca

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2010: Derek Bullen

President -SI Systems Ltd.

www.sisystems.com

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2009: Lyle Best

CEO- Quickcard Group of Companies

www.quikcard.com

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2008: Brett Wilson

Three Season Panelist: Dragons' Den

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2007: Patrick Laforge

President/CEO - Edmonton Oilers

www.oilers.nhl.com

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2006: Eveline Charles

President/CEO - Eveline Charles Salons and Spas

www.evelinecharles.com

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2005: Brian Hesje

Chair, Board of Directors - Fountain Tire Ltd.

www.fountaintire.com

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2004: Rick Kulow

President/CEO - Bioriginal Food & Science Corp.

www.bioriginal.com

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2003: John Cross

Chair, Board of Directors - POS Bio-Sciences

www.pos.ca

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2002: Ron S. Waldman

CEO - Great Western Brewing Company Ltd

www.gwbc.ca

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2001: Normal W. Wallace

President - Wallace Construction LTD.

www.wallace.sk.ca

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1999: Al Anderson

Owner - Al Anderson Source for Sports

www.sourceforsports.com

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1998: Jim Yuel

Founder- Pic Investment Group Inc.

Co-Chair - Capital Campaign

www.picgroup.ca

 

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